Jeff Leer Interviews, 1990

Jeff Leer Interviews, 1990

Summary: 
This collection was created by Jeff Leer in 1990. The collection was originally comprised of 7 audio cassette tapes.
Description: 

This collection created by Jeff Leer in 1990. The collection was originally comprised of 7 audio cassette tapes. The cassettes were copied to 20 CDs as part of the Alutiiq Museum's Reformatting Our Masters project with Grant-In Aid funds 2008-2009. The speakers featured in the collection include Michener, Coyle, Zeedar, Peterson, Miller, Chya, Ignatin, Matfay, and Jack. 

Digital Heritage Items: 
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
This recording contains only singing. The first song is "Ungalaq", The East, a traditional Christmas song about the star of Bethlehem. The meaning of the song is derived from a cardinal direction, usually meaning "east" or "northeast". (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Irene Coyle listens to a tape and translates it to English with Philomena Knect. One topic discussed on the tape is playing games with a bow and arrow, using bull kelp as a target. (In Alutiiq and English)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Nida Chya and Christine Ignatin talk about putting fish up, making tamuuq (smoked salmon), using pink or "humpy" salmon for making smoked fish, and storing fish in the shed or "saRayaaq". (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Nida Chya and Christine Ignatin talk about playing games outside, hanging kelp to dry, Lent, sewing sea otter skins, making gutskin raincoats out of seal guts, and sleeping in kayaks. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Martha Matfay and Natalie Jack talk about movies, gathering seafood and berries, and Christmas and wedding traditions. Reference notes are from Florence Pestrikoff, Mary Haakanson, and Michael Bach, and are titled Florence and Mary 20150728. (In Alutiiq)
Community: 
Language Learning
Category: 
Archival
Summary: 
Martha Matfay and Natalie Jack talk about "Englanglanglang" laughing game, lost stories, cooking sea lion, the tidal wave, staying warm with a kerosene lamp, a big boat, boarding schools, and who used to live in the village. (In Alutiiq)